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Dec 27, 2012 7:55pm
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SAN FRANCISCO - A blurry-eyed Marco Scutaro walked into the Giants clubhouse two
hours before game time Saturday and was immediately put in the lineup at third
base and batting seventh. DeMarcus Ware Youth Jersey . “It might take a
little while to get used to the angle,” said Scutaro, who has not played third
since he was with Oakland in 2008. “The angle is different off the bat. You just
try to catch the ball.” The NL West leaders also activated Aubrey Huff from the
disabled list before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. To make room on
the roster, San Francisco put infielder Pablo Sandoval on the 15-day disabled
list with a left hamstring strain and designated infielder Emmanuel Burriss for
assignment. “There are a little more emotions with the Giants since Ive been
here since I got drafted,” Burriss said. “But if there is one thing Ive learned,
its this is a big business,” Burriss said. “I can understand they wanted to make
moves and it looks like the best move for both sides.” Scutaro was obtained by
the Giants during Friday nights 5-3 loss to the Dodgers in a trade that sent
minor league infielder Charlie Culberson to the Colorado Rockies. “Its special
to go from a last-place team to a first-place team,” Scutaro said. “Theres an
opportunity to play in the playoffs and thats something weve all been preparing
for.” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Scutaro would be the primary third baseman
until Sandoval returns from the disabled list. “We want to make sure hes fully
recovered,” Bochy said. “We didnt want to go short here for whatever number of
days it will be.” Huff will be utilized as a defensive replacement, pinch hitter
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